10 signs an empath feels it when someone is thinking about them

Are you an empath and want to know the signs someone is thinking about you?

Or, are you thinking about an empath and you’re curious if they feel it? 

Either way, there are some signs that might tip you off. 

But, before we go into that, let’s make sure you’re indeed an empath or dealing with one.

What is an empath?

An empath is someone who can sense another person’s energy. This person is able to feel what the other person might be feeling.

An empath also has this amazing ability to sense things about a person just by being in their presence – and even when no communication is involved. 

In addition, empaths are able to extrapolate a lot of information about a person’s life, thoughts, feelings, and beliefs just by standing or sitting relatively close to them.

In this regard, there are multiple types of empaths, such as physical, emotional, and intuitive empaths.

Are you an empath yourself? 

In case you are an empath, it means that you have the following characteristics (and more):

  • You can sense if someone is not being genuine;
  • You feel uncomfortable in a room filled with people unless you’re with people you really trust;
  • You make decisions based on your gut feelings (i.e., what feels right to you);
  • You’re very sensitive to emotions and can often pick up on someone’s feelings from their energy;
  • You have very similar feelings to another person or even body sensations;
  • When someone is thinking about you, you feel it. (This happens a lot!)

So, you want to know if an empath feels it when someone is thinking about them? 

Or, in case you are an empath, how does it feel when someone is thinking about you?

Here are 10 revealing signs:

1) Their face suddenly turns red or just their ears

Let’s start with the most common reaction first. It’s not a secret that when a person is either embarrassed or they’re lying, they often blush. They might turn red all over, or just in one spot.

However, what’s not so well-known is that empaths can also experience burning sensations in their cheeks or ears, especially when someone is thinking about them.

In this regard, according to popular belief, if your cheeks turn red and you’re an empath, then it means that someone is indeed thinking about you, but in a bad way.

More specifically, this sign indicates that someone has negative thoughts about you or, at least, doesn’t like you that much.

However, in case you’re experiencing the same sensation but in your ears, then you’re in for a treat! Why do I say that?

Because often, this is a sign that someone is thinking passionately about you. In other words, someone who fancies you is thinking about you. 

2) They sneeze twice or trice for no medical reason

Look, I know that sneezing may seem like a strange and unreliable sign, but it has a very specific meaning.

Unless you or the empath you have in mind is getting sick, there’s really no other reason why someone would sneeze (except allergies, of course, or pepper, but you get the idea).

So, in order to make sense of this phenomenon, here are two possible explanations:

This person (or you) sneezes twice consecutively. What does this mean?

Tradition dictates that when an empath sneezes twice, it means someone is indeed thinking about them. However, their thoughts might not be positive. 

However, if they sneeze three times consecutively, then this is a good sign. Why?

Because it means that whoever is thinking about them, could have romantic thoughts about them or just generally positive ones.

3) An empath feels inexplicable discomfort when eating

Want to know more?

According to some beliefs on the matter, if you happen to think about an empath while they’re eating, they will intuitively feel discomfort as they swallow.

They might begin to cough and feel nauseous. Alternatively, they may even decide that they’re not hungry anymore.

Take note, however, that this is not a sign that they dislike what they’re eating. It’s just how their body reacts because someone is thinking about them.

Most often than not, the person who is thinking about them is nervous, anxious, or has negative thoughts. Otherwise, the empath wouldn’t feel uncomfortable.

In other words, the empath picks up on the anxiety and nervousness of the other person and it begins to cause negative feelings inside them.

One way you can test this (if you’re not the empath) is to sit next to an empath while he or she is eating and think about something related to them that’s not very nice.

4) Get clarity by speaking to a gifted advisor 

The signs in this article will give you a good idea of whether an empath feels it when someone is thinking about them. Or, in case you’re an empath, help you figure out how it feels when someone is thinking good and bad things about you.

But what if you’d like advice tailored to your unique situation?

A gifted advisor can answer all sorts of questions and give you the guidance you’re searching for.

Like, can he or she really feel you? Or, is sneezing twice really a sign that someone has negative thoughts about you? 

When I spoke to someone from Psychic Source after going through a rough patch in my life, they really helped me out. After months of not feeling like myself, I was finally able to see my situation with better clarity and direction.

Not to mention, I was extremely impressed by how kind, empathetic, and understanding of my unique situation they were.

Click here to get your own reading.

In a reading, a gifted advisor can tell you whether the empath you’re thinking about can feel when you’re thinking about them. 

Or, in case you’re an empath, they can tell you if someone is indeed thinking about you or you’re imagining it, and, most importantly, empower you to make the right decisions when it comes to your abilities.

5) Their mood changes abruptly and without reason

As mentioned before, empaths are able to sense other people’s emotions, physical illnesses, and so on. But what I didn’t tell you, is that you don’t even have to be in their presence for this to happen.

In fact, just by thinking about this person in a positive or negative manner, you can influence their mood.

So, one sign that an empath feels when someone is thinking about them is when their mood suddenly changes. 

This is also something that you can test for yourself. All you have to do is be close enough to observe this person when you’re thinking about them.

However, if you’re the empath, then pay attention to these sudden mood changes because they might come from someone else. And this person doesn’t even have to be close to you to do it.

6) The occurrence of goosebumps on their (your) skin

Getting goosebumps is not that uncommon. So, why are they a sign that an empath feels it when someone is thinking about them?

Because they appear for no reason at all!

Let me explain: Goosebumps are typically caused by the body reacting to a cold or adrenaline rush. However, if none of these are present and you’re the empath, it means that someone is thinking about you. 

Is getting goosebumps a positive sign? Well, most of the time, when an empath gets goosebumps, it’s because someone is thinking about them in a romantic way. There’s a lot of passion involved, the kind that raises the hairs all over your body.

So, yes, this is a good sign!

7) Empaths react with hiccups to other people’s bad thoughts

Are you an empath and you often get the hiccups out of the blue?

Or, do you have negative thoughts about someone, and right after, you notice them getting hiccups?

Well, according to popular belief, when a person gets hiccups, it means that someone is simply thinking about them. 

However, some people tend to believe that hiccups only occur when someone’s thoughts about the person are negative. 

For example, someone at work is envious that you got the promotion they wanted. So, they obsess about this aspect, making you (the empath) get hiccups because you’re very sensitive to the energy of their thoughts.

By contrast, if you want to check if the empath senses your thoughts, you could pay attention to whether or not they get the hiccups.

8) They are overwhelmed with emotions and anxieties

As empaths are very sensitive to other people’s emotions, they tend to pick up on them in a very profound way.

Especially if someone intentionally directs their chaotic thoughts towards them (and not unintentionally), then they are likely to get overwhelmed with emotions.

If you are the empath in this situation, I want to share something with you:

At a time when I was dealing with a myriad of emotions and anxieties, I was introduced to an incredibly invigorating breathwork video, created by the shaman Rudá Iandê.

Now you might be wondering, how can breathwork help you as an empath?

Well, through the breathwork sequences Rudá has created in this life-changing video, you’ll learn to breathe through your emotions, taking back control over your actions and reactions. 

But most importantly, you’ll gain a better understanding of your mind and body.

And yes, it really is as simple as taking a breath. 

So why am I so confident this will help you?

Well, Rudá isn’t just your average shaman. He’s spent years combining ancient shamanic healing traditions with breathwork techniques to create this unique flow. 

This sequence is my go-to whenever I need to stop, reset, and reconnect with myself.

So if you’re ready to become less sensitive to other people’s emotions and better control yours, check out Rudá’s excellent breathwork flow. 

Or, if you’re ready to stop thinking chaotically and send the right message to the empath you’re thinking about, again, check out Rudá’s excellent breathwork flow.

Click here to watch the free video.  

9) They experience synchronicities

What is the connection between empaths and synchronicities?

To answer this question, we first have to figure out what synchronicities are.

Synchronicity is defined as any meaningful coincidence that happens between you and someone else.

But wait, how can a coincidence be meaningful?

Well, it all depends on how you perceive it.

The main idea here is that when someone is thinking about an empath, the empath may pick up on synchronicities that lead them to that person.

Sounds a little complicated, doesn’t it?

Don’t worry though, because if you’re the empath, then it means you’ll have no problem observing these synchronicities.

In case you’re the person who thinks about the empath, you don’t have to worry either.

How so? Trust that they will pick up on your signals.

10) An empath might have the feeling someone is touching them

Do you remember how I said there is more than one type of empath? 

Certain types of empaths are able to feel someone’s touch if this person imagines touching them or doing some other physical activity with them. 

In other words, an empath can feel the touch of someone who just thinks about them.

Are you the empath? If so, pay attention to feeling someone touch you, even when this person is very far away. Or, if the touch feels unfamiliar, then it means you have some digging to do. 

Are you curious who is thinking about you?

I mentioned earlier how speaking to a gifted advisor can help you understand and cope with your feelings better. Well, they can also help you identify the person who is thinking about you.

Rather than just analyzing the signs in the hopes of getting answers, a gifted advisor can give you real clarity on your situation.

And the best part of speaking to the folks at Psychic Source?

Not only can they give you guidance on how to use your abilities, but they can empower you to make the right decisions when it comes to the person who is thinking about you.

Click here to get your own love reading

Can empaths hear thoughts?

Although empaths are able to sense other people’s thoughts and emotions, they can’t hear them.

According to research, the ability to hear thoughts is very rare among empaths and regular people for that matter.

However, even if they can’t hear them, an empath can actually perceive other people’s thoughts and emotions without even realizing it.

That’s because their vibrational frequency is a lot higher than what it is for normal people, which allows them to detect subtle energy changes.

Can empaths feel when someone is thinking about them sexually?

As far as we know, when someone is thinking about an empath, they don’t have to be close to them for them to feel it.

For example, if a person is feeling very angry and their thoughts are directed at an empath, he or she may sense their heartbeat racing and a loss of energy.

The same goes for sexual thoughts. The empath is more likely to feel the energetic influence of someone thinking about them sexually, rather than feeling sexually aroused (especially if they’re not also physically close).

However, that’s not out of the question either. It really depends on the type of connection between the empath and the person who is thinking about them sexually. 

How so? If you two are already connected, then it’s easier for the empath to tune in to your energy changes.

Who are empaths attracted to?

An empath is usually not attracted to people who are systematically insensitive to the energy of other people. Instead, they are drawn to people who are highly perceptive.

It’s like they have a radar that is always on, and it tells them just how sensitive someone is. When this person is highly perceptive, the empath sees them as equals because they can relate to each other.

The main thing you’ve got to keep in mind is that empaths are not attracted to anyone who doesn’t understand what they are going through. If the person doesn’t get them or if they don’t feel heard, the relationship will be short-lived.

Are you an empath? If you are, then you know what I’m talking about.

An empath feels it when someone is thinking about them. What next?

The signs an empath feels it when someone is thinking about them are fairly easy to see. If you know what you’re looking for, chances are, you’ll spot them.

However, if you can’t reach a conclusion by yourself, I mentioned Psychic Source earlier. They’ve consistently helped me in the past when I didn’t know what to do.

That’s why I always recommend them to anyone dealing with an empath or to empaths who are trying to understand their feelings. Their advisors can help you figure out if someone is thinking good or bad things about you; or if the empath who is on your mind can sense your energy.

When I recently got signed up for a reading, I was blown away by how kind and genuinely helpful they were. 

Click here to get your own reading

Can a gifted advisor help you too?

If you want specific advice on your situation, it can be very helpful to speak to someone with special intuition.

I know this from personal experience…

A few months ago, I reached out to Psychic Source when I was going through a tough patch in my relationship. After being lost in my thoughts for so long, they gave me a unique insight into what my future holds, and the confidence to make the right decisions when it comes to love.

If you haven’t heard of Psychic Source before, it’s a site where gifted advisors help people through complicated and difficult life situations.

In just a few minutes you can connect with a highly intuitive psychic and get tailor-made advice for your situation.

I was blown away by how kind, empathetic, and genuinely helpful my psychic was.

Click here to get started.

Daniela Duca Damian

Daniela Duca Damian

I’m Daniela, a passionate writer with an academic background in journalism. My work is based on research and facts. In recent years I have focused on the study of interpersonal relationships, analyzing, and writing about aspects related to social connections, romantic relationships, but also personal development. My goal is to decipher the most confusing concepts so that anyone who is interested in living a better and fulfilled life can apply them. When I’m not writing, I challenge my friends with meaningful questions about life.

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